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Samuel David CAMPBELL

Regimental number1078
Place of birthCasino, New South Wales
SchoolTheresa Creek, Casino District Public School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCart driver
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Campbell, Dobies Bight, Casino, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 20 February 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death19
Family/military connectionsTwo other brothers served. One killed on the Somme. One returned and discharged. (Mary Elizabeth Campbell, Mother). Brother: 537 Lance Corporal George Henry CAMPBELL, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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